I couldn’t help but thinking of the final climactic action of John Updike’s Couples when I read this story.

Let’s be logically consistent. If Hurricane Katrina and John Piper’s tornado in Minneapolis last year are a warning from God–and I’m not wholly against saying they are–what’s God trying to tell Evangelicals with this one?

How about: Stop making trite representations of the pivotal event in human history?

One thought on “Short Takes: Proof of Divine Intervention”
  1. Maybe it was a warning from Zeus?

    It’s always struck me as funny, though, that a congregation that calls itself Solid Rock Church chose as its emblem (mascot? marketing gimmick?) a giant styrofoam Jesus statue.

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